The Trail Show #84: The American Hike

Show #84 – #moonkid – On this month´s Trail Show extra special guest Moonkid from France joins us live in studio to talk about his hike up South and North America (aka The American Hike) and no music! We have an exclusive interview with @PublicLandsHateYou, D-Low has gone missing, Good Ol’ Boy checks in, Speshul 41 talks wolves and blueteeth, OOO does not talk paddling, Disco speaks on the loblolly pine, the Trail Show Hotline is front and center, Salty asks about hiker boxes, Wolverine sends us a missive from Ecuador, Fidgit brings us song, and POD has an #idatude. We holla out the monthly donors and find a lone postcard! Ask-A-Hiker is asked and we discuss raves during Gear Review.

Beer O’ Da Month: Colorado beers courtesy of Trail Show Nation!

Learn more about The American Hike at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEOhKgemvYw3UPBxRp8WxbA

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band The Del-Vipers off their album Terror of the Del-Vipers. Get the jams at www.doublecrownrecords.com.

Disco’s book I Hike Again is now available as an eBook….get it now!

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The Trail Show – Extra Sauce #2 (Ombraz)

The Trail Show – Extra Sauce #2!!! To tide you over until our regular July episode airs late this month, we present another quick “Extra Sauce” episode. Disco & Speshul 41 had the pleasure of sitting down with the founders of Ombraz armless sunglasses at the recent Summer Outdoor Retailer. Listen in for a fun interview and info on how to get 20% off a pair of Ombraz!

Outro music is “Vesuvian” by The Volcanics. Get their album Stompin’ Garage over at Double Crown Records.

Check back at the tail end of July for the regular July Trail Show episode.

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The Trail Show #83: The King’s Trail (Kungsleden)

Show #83 – #tablife – On this month´s Trail Show special guest Dorian from France joins us in to talk about his hike on Kungsleden (aka the King’s Trail) and fresh lemons! D-Low disappears into the borderlands, Speshul 41 discusses award winning toilets and meetup groups, OOO unleashes the full power of the Trail Show Hotline on us, special guest Clay Jacobson gives us the latest from his work with the Idaho Trails Association, the crew removes some downed trees and chocolate during trips, CDT hiker “Heatwave” brings us a trail tip, Moonkid makes it to God’s Country, and POD defines a hiker. We shout out the monthly donors and read some mail! A hotliner brings us Ask-A-Hiker and we discuss salad during Gear Review.

Beer O’ Da Month: Alaskan beers courtesy of Jason D!

Learn more about the King’s Trail at https://www.swedishtouristassociation.com/areas/kungsleden/.

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band The Other Timelines off their EP. Get the jams at https://www.doublecrownrecords.com/.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show was brought to you by Swayy Hammocks! With Swayy Hammocks, you get it all… the insulated hammock, straps and rainfly. Not only that, it saves you weight! Get your Swayy Hammock today at https://www.swayyhammocks.com/.

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The Trail Show #82: The Pfiffner Traverse

Show #82 – #nostovecurious – On this month´s Trail Show special guest Andrew Skurka joins us live in studio once again after a 4 year sabbatical to talk Pfiffner Traverse, group tarps and gourmet trail meals! D-Low has no pity for the stoveless, Speshul discusses a new app that leaves us perplexed, OOO weighs in on conservation legislation and a special tequila concoction, Disco saw earthships in Taos, Salty speaks on itis of the tendon, the Moonkid gets choked up, Leo reviews I Hike Again, POD discusses yellow snow stakes and Trail Show Hotline calls are debuted. We hear from a gibbon and poke the mailbag! D-Low brings us Ask-A-Hiker and we discuss knots during Gear Review.

Beer O’ Da Month: Canadian beers courtesy of Ben Benvie !

Learn more about the Pfiffner Traverse at https://andrewskurka.com/adventures/pfiffner-traverse-colorado-rockies/.

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band Reverberati off their album Combat Surf. Get the jams at www.doublecrownrecords.com.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show was brought to you by Visit Spearfish! Nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota, the town of Spearfish has rugged trails, breathtaking waterfalls, and some of the best breweries in the region. Find your adventure. Request your copy of the Spearfish Adventure Guide at https://visitspearfish.com/.

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The Trail Show #81: El Camino de Costa Rica

Show #81 – #dtpiñata – On this month´s Trail Show special guest Richard “Skittles” Larson joins us live in studio after a 3.5 year hiatus to talk about his hike of el Camino de Costa Rica and to give us a Trail Tip 2fer! D-Low reflects on a week of camping in the late PMags guest bedroom, Speshul has poison dart frog questions, Kindra Ramos from the Washington Trails Association joins us to talk about the great work they are doing, the new Trail Show Hotline is unveiled, a show is finally downloaded in Cuba, Disco does not speak on sleeping pads, Moonkid gets bit, and OOO keeps us from singing. POD goes off the rails during our monthly shout-outs to donors and we peak into the mailbag! D-Low brings us Ask-A-Hiker and we discuss garden implements during Gear Review.

Beer O’ Da Month: Minnesota beers courtesy of Skittles, and Carolina beers courtesy of Pati M !

Learn more about Camino de Costa Rica at https://www.caminodecostarica.org/.

Disco’s new book “I Hike Again” is available at https://ihikethebook.com/.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show was brought to you by Visit Spearfish! Nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota, the town of Spearfish has rugged trails, breathtaking waterfalls, and some of the best breweries in the region. Find your adventure. Request your copy of the Spearfish Adventure Guide at https://visitspearfish.com/.

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The Trail Show #80b: The HRP (Part B)

Show #80b – #omnibus – March’s Trail Show was so packed with beers, trails & nonsense that we had to split it into 2 parts! Part A was made available last month so if you haven’t heard it yet, go download it. Part B is what we present to you today.… highlights include the announcement of our Trail Show t-shirts being on sale once again until April 10th, an update and song from Her Odyssey, a double shot of clips from OOO, a trail name is revoked during Ask-A-Hiker, D-Low goes on a 24-hour excursion, P.O.D. has a run in with some historic rubbish, Speshul speaks on poison dart frogs, Disco slaps a man that was chewing tobacco, we unveil the new Trail Show Hotline segment, and much much more in tribute to this dia de los tontos!

Thanks again to our VIP beer donor: Frito “Roll Tide” Garcia sent us some delicious Michigan beers!

Get a Trail Show T-shirt from now until April 10th at www.bonfire.com/thetrailshow !!

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The Trail Show #80: The Pyrenees High Route (HRP)

Show #80 – #prinkle – On this month´s Trail Show special guest Monica “Mattuck” Shattuck joins us live in studio to talk about her hike of the Pyrenees High Route. Speshul brings us stories of radioactive ore buckets and #LWCF while simultaneously sipping thru the craziest straw, D-Low attempts a Naturday challenge and (spoiler alert) fails miserably, new Trail Show bottle openers are unveiled, two Trail Show VIPs take over the reading of the donors, Disco dreams of green, Moonkid sends us some audio correos from ol’ Mexico, Salty talks electrolytes, POD goes KerPlash, OOO speaks in tongues and we take a sneak peak at The Trail Show Hotline. We raise a toast to our monthly Trail Show donors and rip open the mailbag! D-Low brings us Ask-A-Hiker and we discuss what not to do with tent stakes during Gear Review.

Beer O’ Da Month: (Georgia beers courtesy of Steve “Robin” Hood, and Colorado beers courtesy of Buddy).

Salty’s “Adventure Ready” online course is live! Adventure Ready provides the ultimate roadmap to optimize your energy and endurance in 6 weeks so you can embark on the adventure of your dreams! Sign up here.

Music on this month’s Trail Show is from The Volcanics album “Stompin’ Garage” courtesy of Double Crown Records!

This month’s episode of The Trail Show was brought to you by Visit Spearfish! Nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota, the town of Spearfish has rugged trails, breathtaking waterfalls, and some of the best breweries in the region. Find your adventure. Request your copy of the Spearfish Adventure Guide at VisitSpearfish.com.

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The Trail Show #79: Oregon Desert Trail Redux

Show #79 – #ondatrail – On this month´s longest Trail Show ever (LTSE) we pack Trail Show studios with numerous reprobates including special guest Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa who talks to us about his work at Six Moon Designs and joins Salty in recapping their hike of the Oregon Desert Trail (ODT) also known as “50 shades of sage.” Renee “She-Ra” Patrick brings us up to speed with her work on the ODT for the Oregon Natural Desert Association. Speshul talks H&R Block and Antarctica, #hindsighthikers are mentioned, an SMD backpack giveaway contest is announced, blue sponges are dirtied, fasting is discussed, a photo shoot goes down, Lorenzo the llama is lamented, Moonkid runs along the surf, and we double up our media review covering Cam “Swami” Honan’s new book The Hidden Tracks along with a review of the film Wildland. We tip caps to our monthly Trail Show donors and cut a hole in the mailbag! D-Low brings us Ask-A-Hiker and we continue our enlightening discussion on alternate uses of tent stakes during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (California beers courtesy of one Dan Hughley, and Virginia beers courtesy of T-bo Williams), Trail News with Speshul, Trail O’ da Month (The Oregon Desert Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks to Renee “She-Ra” Patrick of the Oregon Natural Desert Association for bringing us up to speed on all their good work. Become a member of ONDA today at https://onda.org/

Learn more about Allgood’s hike of the Oregon Desert Trail at https://thedagodiaries.com/ and Salty’s ODT hike at http://katiegerber.com/oregon-desert-trail/

Special thanks goes to John Carr Photography for the first ever Trail Show photo shoot that went down during Episode 79!! https://johncarr.photography/

This month’s episode of The Trail Show was brought to you by Six Moon Designs! Get a backpack, tent or one of their new Silver Shadow umbrellas at https://www.sixmoondesigns.com/ and be sure to check both our Instagram feed and Six Moon Design’s Insty feed for info on how to win a free SMD backpack!

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The Trail Show #78: Via Dinarica (Part B)

Show #78b – #Hell-y! – December’s Trail Show was so packed with beers, trails & nonsense that we had to split it into 2 parts! Part A was made available back in December so if you haven’t heard it yet, go download it. Part B is what we present to you today.… highlights include a double shot of clips from Moonkid, a trail name is given during Ask-A-Hiker, the Eagle Creek Trail is diss-cussed, Speshul speaks on pecan pies, special guest Shawn “Pepper” Forry talks to us about his current book Ultralight Winter Travel, Salty speaks to Sea Ray, and much much more!

Thanks again to our beer donors: Steven Goodrich sent us some tremendous Georgia beers and Jake Risch sent us some fine Oregon beers!

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The Trail Show #78: Via Dinarica (Part A)

Show #78a – #LWCF – On this month’s Trail Show the band is back together again, jokes are told, bear spray is spilled, the Eagle Creek Trail is still not the PCT, D-Low has forest bathers in his backyard, special guest Megan “L-Train” Leedom talks to us about her trek on the Via Dinarica, P.O.D. does a live remote with Her Odyssey, Disco never slaps a man chewin’ tobacco, OOO goes snowboarding, Speshul goes to Rome, Salty goes to Ohio’s only National Park, and we completely goof up Beer O’ da Month (apologies to Steven Goodrich who sent us some delicious Georgia beers!!!).

Show 78 was SOOOOO long we had to split it into two parts. Come back in January to hear the exciting conclusion to Show 78!

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The Trail Show #77: TGO Challenge

Show #77 – #thruhunting – On this month´s Trail Show we head over the hill for our first ever recording in Crested Butte, Craig “Pisco” Gulley joins us live via satellite link to talk Scotland’s TGO Challenge, Julie Nania joins us in studio to discuss why water is important and all the great work that High Country Conservation Advocates is up to, MacGyver takes over Trail News, Salty discusses bulking up, special guests “The Noodleheads” talk thru-hunting, Capi and what Germans say when faced with adversity, Moonkid sends us a dispatch from far away, P.O.D. keeps us on the rails, Disco discusses the lows of shadeless meadows, and we shout out Cascade Hiker Podcast during media review. We give praize and thanx to our monthly Trail Show donors and peek into the mailbag. Noodles take over Ask-A-Hiker and we learn about walkie talkies during Gear Review.

And as always.… Beer O’ da Month (Gunnison beers from High Alpine Brewery courtesy of Trail Show Nation), Trail News with MacG, Trail O’ da Month (TGO Challenge), and Ask-A-Hiker with the Noodleheads.

Big thanks to Julie Nania of the High Country Conservation Advocates for talking to us about water and all their good work. Become a member of the HCCA today at https://www.hccacb.org

Learn more about TGO Challenge at https://www.tgochallenge.co.uk/

And get a brand new Trail Show t-shirt from now until November 26th at https://www.bonfire.com/thetrailshow/

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The Trail Show #76: The Desert Trail

Show #76 – #besmall – On this month´s Trail Show we overflow Trail Show studios with a trail crew, Salty takes over Trail News, Ryan “Dirtmonger” Sylva joins us in studio to talk about trials and tribulations on the Desert Trail, Julie Mach and four Colorado Mountain Club seasonal trail stewards join us to discuss all the great trail work they’ve been doing this year, Moonkid speaks of the most beautiful mountain in the world, Casey Kasem makes a brief appearance, P.O.D. teaches proper mic technique, and we shout out Foot Stuff during the media review. We give thanx and praise to our monthly Trail Show donors and throw open the mailbag! P.O.D. takes over Ask-A-Hiker and we learn about South American tent stakes during Gear Review.

And as always.… Beer O’ da Month (California & Canadian beers courtesy of Ben Benvie, Michigan beers care of Frito Guey, Florida beers thanks to Buddy “Not Sessions” Sessoms), Trail News with Salty, Trail O’ da Month (The Desert Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with PODeezy.

Big thanks to Julie Mach of the Colorado Mountain Club for bringing us up to speed on all their good work. Become a member of the CMC today at https://www.cmc.org

Learn more about the Desert Trail at http://freedirtmonger.blogspot.com/

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The Trail Show #75: The Superior Hiking Trail

Show #75 – #campertunities – On this month´s Trail Show we revisit the scene of D-Low’s bee sting incident, Speshul 41 gives the Sangres a go, OOO is still not legal, D-Low recommends Top 10s, Grizzly joins us in studio to talk about his recent thru-hike of the most requested Trail O’ da Month in Trail Show history…. The SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL (hit the donate button)!!!! Alex Stigliano of the Florida Trail Association joins us live via satellite link to discuss the FTA’s recent work, vegetation that fights back and the ins and outs of building proper boardwalks, Salty sends us a missive from the Oregon Desert Trail, Disco talks Balzams, P.O.D. passes beer around in the same cup and we take a look at the book Beer Hiking Pacific Northwest. We shout our monthly Trail Show donors and pry open the mailbag! D-Low awakes for Ask-A-Hiker and we talk kabobs during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Virginia beers courtesy of Beaker, Colorado mead care of Laochri), Trail News with Speshul 41, Trail O’ da Month (The Superior Hiking Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks to Alex Stigliano of the Florida Trail Association for bringing us up to speed on all their good work. Become a member of the FTA today at https://www.floridatrail.org

Learn more about the Superior Hiking Trail at https://superiorhiking.org/

And don’t forget that October 2nd is the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act. Celebrate by taking a hike!

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The Trail Show #74: The Sunshine Coast Trail

Show #74 – On this month´s Trail Show we convene in our new legal chambers, Speshul 41 reports on bear encounters of the close kind, OOO makes it official, D-Low curses an incident, Fidget gives a fine intro, Nemo joins us live via satellite link to talk #lakebagging, jumping off boats, and the ins and outs of the Sunshine Coast Trail, Salty talks bars and malto, special guest Brian Sargeant joins us in studio to discuss the Colorado 14ers Initiative’s recent work, Moonkid sends us a tale of woe from South America, The Onion brings us a rough day on the GDT, Disco talks about 13ers, P.O.D. names a new show segment and we recommend another podcast for your listening pleasure. We hail our monthly Trail Show donors and unfurl the mailbag! D-Low is back for Ask-A-Hiker and we talk tent stake splints during Gear Review.

And as always.… Beer O’ Da Month (Canadian beers courtesy of Roadie, Pennsylvania and Ohio beers care of Rich Glasgow, and a bundle of hard to find Vermont beers from Eric Mootz!), Trail News with Speshul 41, Trail O’ da Month (The Sunshine Coast Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks to Brian Sargeant for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the Colorado 14’ers Initiative at http://www.14ers.org/

And learn more about the Sunshine Coast Trail: https://sunshinecoast-trail.com/

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The Trail Show #73: The Baja Divide Trail

Show #73 – #nutstobutts – On this month´s Trail Show we set up shop in a new basement, Speshul 41 brings us up to speed, OOO eats the bar, D-Low goes on a landscaping retreat, mosquito repellents are considered, fires are put out, in studio guest Katie “Salty” Gerber shines some light on eating well while on trail, special guest Chris “Wolverine” Hillier joins us via satellite link to talk about gasoline water, delicious food and not quitting the Baja Divide Trail, Moonkid sends us an update from Peru, The Onion brings us crickets and tales from the Canadian Rockies, Disco talks about how not to slice beer bottles, P.O.D. reminds us you can’t learn a new language in one month and we review the new book “On the Trail with Boots McFarland: Vol 1” by Geolyn Carvin. We don’t forget to our monthly Trail Show donors and of course we throw open the mailbag! OOO commandeers Ask-A-Hiker and we flip the script during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (a pallet of delicious Idaho beers courtesy of Rand Snyder and tasty Oklahoma and Michigan beers (and Pink Bourbon coffee) courtesy of Salsa and Turbosnail), Trail News with Speshul 41, Trail O’ da Month (The Baja Divide Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with Out of Order.

Big thanks to Katie “Salty” Gerber for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about eating well both on and off trail at https://www.katiegerber.com.

Music on this month’s Trail Show courtesy of Joshua “Bobcat” Stacy! Check out Bobby’s music at www.joshuastacy.com and http://www.ghosttrainmusic.com/music/.

And learn more about the Baja Divide Trail via Wolverine’s blog: http://wolverinecdt.blogspot.com/.

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The Trail Show #72: The Uinta Highline Trail

Show #72 – #allkillernofiller – On this month´s Trail Show we discuss D-Low trapping wild animals, bear attacks, #ALLCAPS, roasting marshmallows over lava, special guest Kevin “LarryBoy” DeVries joins us in studio to talk Uintas and dish out trail tips, Wolverine gives us a final missive from the Baja Divide Trail, Pepperflake talks Sangres, Marcus Selig from National Forest Foundation brings us up to speed on NFF’s work, Disco talks wildfires, POD keeps us on the rails and we review the book “Look Big” by Rachel Levin. We pay tribute to our monthly Trail Show donors and peer deep into the mailbag! D-Low reads post-Thanksgiving gift guides during Ask-A-Hiker and we have a listener-submitted item for Gear Review.

And as always.… Beer O’ da Month (delicious beers courtesy of Eric & Lisa & The Curtis Ware), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (The Uinta Highline Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks to Marcus Selig for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the National Forest Foundation at https://www.nationalforests.org

And learn more about the Uinta Highline Trail via LarryBoy’s blog:  http://prettyeasytoremember.blogspot.com/2018/03/the-highline-trail-guide.html?m=1

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The Trail Show #71: The Fisherman’s Trail (Rota Vicentina)

Show #71 – #yellowjacket – On this month´s 6-Year Anniversary Trail Show Speshul meets Zinke, we discuss dust and ticks, special guest Mitsu Iwasaki joins us via Skype to talk Outward Bound, D-Low discusses #vanlife, Moonkid gives us an update from Boliva, Out of Order breaks down a hike on the Fisherman’s Trail in Portugal, Speshul goes LNT during Trail Tip, Disco is on Benadryl, and POD takes us down Trail Show memory lane. We pay respects to our monthly Trail Show donors, and unleash the longest mailbag letter ever! D-Low spits yellow jackets during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious Colorado beers courtesy of Craig “Pisco” Gulley), Trail News with Speshul, Trail O’ da Month (The Fisherman’s Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Mitsu Iwasaki for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about Outward Bound at https://www.outwardbound.org/ and https://www.nwobs.org/.

And learn more about The Fisherman’s Trail at http://en.rotavicentina.com/fishermens.html and check out OOO’s hike across Europe at https://predictablylost.com/.

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The Trail Show #70: The Tucson LOOP

Show #70 – #nuderamen – On this month´s Trail Show we discuss mountain bikes in Rocky Mountain National Park, special guest Wesley “Crusher” Trimble joins us in studio to talk American Hiking Society, single serve wet-ones and 22 mile fun runs, P.O.D. discusses a new trail in New England and cooking sans clothes, Scott “Squatch” Herriott skpes in to discuss his new film “3 Trails in Australia” and plans for haggis, Sirena Dufault talks to us about her jaunt on The LOOP and Jasmine the mini-donkey, Wolverine gives us an update from south of the wall, and a Trail Tip Trifecta is delivered. We pay homage to our monthly Trail Show donors, and to the iTunes Top 5’ers! A fat mailbag is pried open and D-Low rides the rails during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious IPAs courtesy of Chardonnay, local Colorado favorites care of Bobbi and a 6’er of Gold Rush Belgian Ale thanks to Crusher), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (The LOOP), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Crusher for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the American Hiking Society at https://americanhiking.org/.

And thanks goes to Sirena Dufault (https://trailsinspire.com/) for schooling us on The LOOP! Learn more about this urban hiking adventure at http://webcms.pima.gov/government/the_loop/.

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The Trail Show #69: The WASU

Show #69 – #probablynot – On this month´s Trail Show we discuss the #scamplife, Triple-O gets evicted and goes dancing, special guest PMAGS is resurrected from the underworld and talks to us about his Walk Across Southern Utah and hiking with puppies, P.O.D. discusses the NAG and feral pit bulls attacking feral cattle, D-Low delivers a new impression and goes hiking when his flight is cancelled, we discuss our conservation wishes, Disco almost gets bit by man’s best friend, and we all practice hand motions. “Kintaro Walks Japan” is dissected during Media Review. We talk knitting during gear review, bow down to our monthly Trail Show donors, and experience the wonders of The Bobbi Walters cookiepalooza! The mailbag is unwrapped and D-Low teeters on the rails during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious Connecticut beers courtesy of Trail Show VIP Jenny D!), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Walk Across Southern Utah), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to PMAGS for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about his Walk Across Southern Utah at https://pmags.com/wasusage-to-pine.

And big thanks to Arno at Bellwether Coffee for providing some delectable covfefe for the show. Find Bellwether Coffee at https://www.bellwethercoffee.com/.

Last but not least check out the Bellingham Ruck in Bellingham, Washington on Saturday, March 31st. Register now at http://www.aldhawest.org/.

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The Trail Show #68: OuT

Show #68 – LNT! On this month´s Trail Show we go back to Arkansas, special guests Zuul and Speshul 41 talk LNT, long strange trips and picking up diapers, live via Skype from the land down under Cam “Swami” Honan discusses the finer points of vegemite, True Grit and a hike along the Ouachita Trail, P.O.D. talks rabies and makes a superman pose, the 52 hike challenge is recommended, Elon Musk’s blowtorch makes an appearance, and we learn the thumb trick. “On Trails” by Robert Moor is examined during Media Review. We talk cutlery during gear review and give a big shout to our monthly Trail Show donors. The mailbag is unbagged and Speshul 41 takes over Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (tasty Arkansas beers courtesy of Trail Show VIP Steven “Chaps” Parker), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Ouachita Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with Speshul 41.

Music on this month’s show courtesy of Aria Zoner. Check out his music and guidebooks at https://www.wholefoodhiker.com/.

Big thanks again to Swami for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the Ouachita Trail at https://www.thehikinglife.com/2014/07/ouachita-trail/.

And big thanks to Speshul and Zuul for schooling us on the seven Leave No Trace Principles. Learn more about Leave No Trace at https://www.lnt.org.

Last but not least join us for the annual Rockies Ruck in Golden, Colorado on Saturday, March 17th. Register now at http://www.aldhawest.org/.

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